Early Childhood Teacher

Job No: 158642
Location: Moree


  • Relocation assistance and a generous above-award salary $73,347.69 - $88,594.70 (inclusive of super)
  • Enjoy work/life balance with a Rostered Day Off every 3 weeks - an extra 17 days off a year!
  • Pursue a leadership opportunity with potential for growth in a passionate, Council-owned daycare.

Beautiful facilities, job security, and a vibrant team!

Gwydir Day Care & Preschool

To meet the ongoing demand of the local community, we are now on the lookout for an Early Childhood Teacher to join our team on a full-time basis (38 hours per week), as the educational leader of the centre! This role is located in Moree, NSW.

About your next Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, your key responsibility will be to provide high-quality early childhood education and care to our Preschool room. You will be working rotating shifts between 7:45am - 5:45pm (7:45am - 4:23pm and 8:37am - 5:45pm). Flexible work arrangements may also be considered.

Your core duties will fall within the following themes:

  • Educational program and practice
  • Children’s health and safety
  • Physical environment
  • Staffing arrangements
  • Relationship with children
  • Collaborative partnerships with families and communities
  • Leadership and service management

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About You

To be successful in this role, you will need to have completed OR actively working towards a Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood) and have a comprehensive knowledge of and ability to develop a creative and stimulating program based on the needs and interests of children. 

You will also need to have the ability to relate in a positive and caring manner and meet the individual needs of children at a preschool level. Importantly, you will also be a mentor to the other educators and be able to effectively act as a Centre Director whilst the Director is away.

A genuine team player and fantastic multitasker, you'll have strong time management skills and be comfortable using a range of basic computer software, including Microsoft Office.

Other essential qualities required to thrive in this position include being caring, positive and a nurturing individual who is passionate about the growth and development of young children.

Please note: It is essential that you hold, or are willing to obtain, a First Aid Certificate and current NSW Working with Children Check.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to be welcomed into a supportive and caring centre dedicated to providing a high level of education and care to children in the local community. We also offer ongoing learning and development opportunities. 

Enjoy an attractive, above-award salary of $73,347.69 - $88,594.70 (inclusive of super), dependent on qualifications and experience.

As a council-owned service, Gwydir also offers great salary sacrificing options to further increase your take-home pay, as well as flexible hours and a Rostered Day off every three weeks, to ensure you're enjoying a healthy work/life balance. Relocation assistance is negotiable for the right candidate.

About Moree & Gwydir

Gwydir Day Care and Preschool have been operating for over 30 years, supporting the children of working parents, as well as some from non-working families subject to vacancies. With great resources and spacious outdoor areas, our centre has fantastic facilities to support a wide range of interests, offering play-based learning and engaging educational activities for children from 8 weeks up to 5 years. 

Owned and managed by Moree Plains Shire Council, our centre has four rooms, with children divided into groups based on their age/stage/development. With a friendly and welcoming team of long-term staff, we provide a high level of care and education to all children, including those who require additional assistance. 

Moree is a progressive and dynamic town situated at the heart of the northern wheat belt, nestled on the NSW/QLD Border, a short drive north from Tamworth. A thriving agricultural community, Moree offers locals and visitors alike a wide range of delicious local produce, from olive groves to Australian beef and quality vineyards.

Moree offers a range of outstanding amenities and facilities, from an array of nationally and locally-owned retailers to first-class recreational options, modern medical facilities, and high-quality education services, both public and private. Recognised nationally as Australia's artesian spa capital, thousands flock to Moree each year to experience the mineral-rich hot springs, naturally heated to 41 degrees year-round, and with a unique art deco theme throughout town, the buildings offer a spectacular old-world ambience.

If you're looking for a rewarding childcare role, where you'll be well-supported to grow with a genuinely passionate organisation - Apply Now!



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About Gwydir

Gwydir Day Care and Preschool is open from 7:45am to 5:45pm Monday to Friday, following a play based learning philosophy to suit a range of ages. They have 4 rooms, divided based on age/developmental stage:

  • Gumnut Room - Up to 16 children aged 8 weeks to 24 months. The room is divided into two groups, non-walkers (children under 12 months) and confident walkers.
  • Sundew Room - Up to 15 children roughly 2 to 3 years old.
  • Wattle Room - Up to 20 children from 3 to 4 years old, who are either toilet trained or training.
  • Preschool Room - Up to 20 children from 4 to 5 years, with activities based on individual skills/interests that prepare kids for 'big school'.
Gwydir Day Care and Preschool